Romantic Relationships

The dynamics that make up a romantic bond go a little further beyond love. In this section, you’ll find information, studies, and theoretical perspectives so you can learn how to build a happier and more meaningful relationship.

Types of Matrimonial Regimes

Marriage is the union of two people of any gender. Certain legal rights or formalities, matrimonial regimes, help establish it. This celebration implies the creation of a series of rights and obligations between its members. In addition, it results in…

Collusive Games in Relationships

There’s a saying about relationships: “Birds of a feather flock together”. It sort of describes how the choice of people you surround yourself with usually follows unconscious patterns. These are usually derived from the emotional relationship of a person and…

Jealousy and Passive-Aggressiveness

Jealousy and passive-aggressiveness often go hand in hand. From a psychological perspective, these emotions are complex and potentially lethal for a relationship. Other factors such as fear of abandonment, humiliation, and, of course, anger also come into play in these…

Assertive Communication for Couples

Assertive communication is very important for couples as it’s one of the most effective ways to communicate. But few people can put it into practice, especially in their intimate relationships. Today, you’ll learn how to improve it in your relationship…

Feeling Lonely in Your Relationship

Feeling lonely in your relationship can be extremely painful. It hurts not knowing why your partner is acting emotionally indifferent. After all, the point of being in a relationship is to feel loved and to have your partner’s companionship. Few…

Living Apart from Your Partner

Moving in together has long been seen as one of the most important steps in a relationship. In our society, sharing your space, routines, and, in some cases, money and material things, is a sign that you have a solid relationship. But…

The Role of Physical Attraction

There are many theories on the role of physical attraction in love and relationships. Many of them focus on the beginnings of a relationship. It’s also a widely studied concept in the psychology of social cognition, where experts have done…